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Diesel Fleet Mechanic

Company: Growers Transplanting Inc
Location: Salinas
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Diesel Fleet Mechanic Company: Grower Transplanting Inc. Job Title: Diesel Fleet Mechanic Job Classification: Regular, Full TimeJob Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt Department: MaintenanceReport To: Maintenance Manager Location: Salinas, CA Date: March 2023Range: $22.98-$29.55
Job SummaryThe Fleet Maintenance Mechanic under the general direction of the maintenance supervisor, this position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the company's fleet of vehicles, trucks, and heavy equipment.Essential?Responsibilities?

  • Plans and coordinates tasks and activities of the company's fleet auto repair shop, working on gas- and diesel-powered vehicles, trucks, and heavy equipment.
  • Prepares maintenance schedules for motor vehicles and heavy equipment; notifies drivers and operators when maintenance is to be performed.
  • Operates diagnostic equipment to determine repairs that need to be made.
  • Performs repairs and maintenance for company vehicles and equipment.
  • Maintains database of maintenance and repair records for company vehicles and equipment.
  • Oversees shop inventory, and orders parts, shop supplies, and equipment.
  • Ensures all applicable safety standards and regulations are followed in the facility.
  • Plan work procedures, using charts, technical manuals, and experience
  • Test parts and systems to ensure that they work properly
  • Follow the checklist to ensure that all critical parts are examined
  • Perform repairs to manufacturer specs.
  • Explain automotive problems and repairs to supervisors for approval
  • Perform air conditioning repairs
  • Transmission repairs or services
  • DOT and BIT experience in inspection and repair and compliance
  • Report unsafe or hazardous conditions immediately
  • Always work responsibly and safely
  • Maintain maintenance shop area clean
  • Perform any other related duties as required or assigned
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent mechanical skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Extensive knowledge of gasoline and diesel engine repair.
    • Extensive knowledge of the vehicle, truck, and heavy equipment repair.
    • Ability to visually diagnose mechanical issues.
    • Ability to read service and repair manuals.
    • Ability to use hand and power tools.
    • Proficient with computer diagnostic equipment and software.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software to maintain service record database and track inventory.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment?
    • Ability to work in a group setting?
    • Valid Driver's license?
    • Must maintain eligibility for Company vehicle insurance?
      Education and Experience:
      • High school diploma or equivalent required.
      • Five years of related experience is preferred.
      • Vocational or technical school training is preferred.
      • 4+ years of related work experience and/ or training in a related field?
      • Experience with Peterbilt trucks prefer
        Physical Requirements:
        • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
        • Must be able to physically perform repairs.
        • Must be able to work safely in a noisy area with many odors present.
        • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.
        • Good vision to inspect repair work.
        • Must be able to bend, stretch, kneel, and squat to perform repairs and inspections. *This position description does not promise or imply that the functions listed in the Position Summary are the only duties to be performed or that the position may not change or be eliminated. Employees interested in learning more about the essential duties and responsibilities of this position should complete the Position Interest Form and submit it to the Human Resources Department.


Keywords: Growers Transplanting Inc, Salinas , Diesel Fleet Mechanic, Professions , Salinas, California

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